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Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Viking Ocean
Ship
Western Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

45

Very Good

6

Average

2

Poor

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

101

Senior Cruises

54

Romantic Cruises

38

Family Cruises

10

First-Time Cruisers

10

54 Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean


Mycruiselog avatar

Mycruiselog

1 Review Written

Going through the Strait of Gibraltar

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Friends were going. Like traveling by ship with all of the amenities. Disappointed that we were not able to see more of Barcelona. The docks were too far from the center of town. The ship was awesome. Viking really ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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NowRedacted

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

As good as it gets!

I had never been on a Ocean cruise. More than that, I did not want to go on a Ocean cruise. You see, I get seasick. Not just "seasick" but "stay in the cabin in misery" seasick. But I had been on many of Viking's ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Karen L

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise in the Off Season

Good cruise, great food and wonderful cabin. A few of the included tours didn't meet the standards for the rest of the cruise. Especially in Porto, the tour guide did not need the level of the tour guides in other ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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ronwooten

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Cruise Line

Had heard many good things about Viking and they did not disappoint. The staff was outstanding, the food was excellent and the cabin was roomy and immaculately clean. The itinerary of the Mediterranean cruise was a ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rwallick68

1 Review Written

Even bad things can have happy outcomes: a cruise to nowhere.

Originally, we planned this cruise to complete the circle of the Mediterranean following our earlier cruise from Barcelona to Rome. Sadly, mechanical issues resulted in our cruise going from Barcelona, almost to ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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pf123ff

5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Critique of the Viking Sea Cruise of Southern Mediterranean

A Critique of the Ship Viking Sea : I and my wife were recently on this ship for a cruise from Rome to Barcelona via Tunis and Algiers. The cabin space and the balcony size were adequate, but not enough ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Joseph Rydzewski

1 Review Written

This was our first trip on Viking Oceans and we were not disappointed!

Low key, more luxurious. This size ship affords the vacationer less hubbub and features better service and food, along with the ability to stop in beautiful ports and partake of the on shore excursions. The ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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cruiser2016

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise, wonderful ship.

We sailed on this Viking Ocean cruise because of our great experience with Viking River cruise and we were definitely not disappointed. The same comforting, friendly, and expert service was shown on the Ocean ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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kenries

2 Reviews Written

Viking...Best Cruise Ship Tour, Bar None

We had traveled with Viking on a river cruise in China about two years before this trip. That cruise was one of the best we have ever experienced, so we wanted to cruise again with Viking. The ocean cruise in ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Dave Gramling

1 Review Written

Adult Travel for Adult Interests

The specific ports of call were exactly what my wife and I wanted. The new ship offered all amenities that we enjoy-Spa, Music, Excursions-and the food was amazing. The ship has excellent crew and staff. There are ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Czmeskal

1 Review Written

Fantastic Cruise in the Mediterranean !

This was our third cruise on Viking. The other two were river cruises. We are always impressed with the embarkation process. Viking personnel were very present and courteous at the check in at the airport and ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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kevos

1 Review Written

Viking Ocean Cruise Called Mediterranean Odyssey

We had an excellent experience on our Viking Ocean cruise called the Mediterranean Odyssey. The ship was the appropriate size for our interests, The included land tours were a highlight for us. We enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Aine997

2 Reviews Written

Perfect Trip

We were excited to see Mediterranean region for the first time. We spent the first days in Venice & had both tours & opportunities to explore on our own. Everything went very smoothly, from our air trip over, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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wgreen1230

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wayno Viking Star

We picked this cruise because it was a new ship, smaller than many, and was covering many sites in Europe that we wanted to see. This cruise was the very best. Ship was beautiful and held a little over 900 people ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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glenmal

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience and we have two more Viking cruise for next year!

Scandinavian décor (Norwegian Ship). Clean and spacious staterooms as well as the Junior suite we had,(Suite 8001). No one forward of us or above us. Super quiet! Food was good and ports and excursions were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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albertinasgirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

An ocean cruise with Viking

After sailing on Vikings river boats we wanted to try their ocean voyage, also for ports we had never been at before including Tunis and Algiers. The ship is incredible. Great care was put into all aspects of this ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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1958vette

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ups and Downs

There was a special price for the cruise because we had sailed with Viking before. We would not do another ocean cruise preferring the river cruises....more scenery along the way and a more intimate atmosphere in ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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FrancisN

1 Review Written

Grand Mediterranean Cruise with Viking

We have taken 2 river cruises on Viking and we had a great time - good service, good food and excellent shore excursions.. We were looking for an ocean cruise on a smaller ship as we were looking for cosy ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Twohomes

1 Review Written

Fabulous Cruise

WE chose this cruise because of the itinerary. It provided ports that we had never been to. We were very impressed with the ship itself and all of the amenities and services. The staff was wonderful and the food ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Read4

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Luxurious and Affordable Cruising

We cruised from Barcelona right up to Stockholm on a back to back cruise involving 28 days, plus one week staying pre and post cruise, where we thoroughly explored both cities. Embarkation was very simple, after ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Reffie

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Simply the Best: Viking Sea

Viking Ocean is by far the best ocean cruise line we have taken. We have cruised with NCL, Princess and Celebrity and the level of service provided by Viking is a cut above the rest. First of all, we like their ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Larry1022

1 Review Written

It was so good that I wanted to turn around and get back on the ship.

It was the year of our 45th anniversary year and we wanted to do something special. Also, my wife's grandfather was born in Sicily and the ship docked in his home town of Trapani. I researched Viking and found them ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Jmayo

1 Review Written

Small ship cruising is more personable than large ship cruising.

This was our 4th cruise with viking, our first ocean cruise with Viking. Due to weather conditions our flights were rerouted and arrived late. Not only did Viking meet us at all points but prepared dinner for us ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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JLNB

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking will make sure you have a good time!

We have been on three Viking river cruises, thought the Med cruise and Viking Star was worth a try, even though we thought the ship would be too big for us. It was wonderful! Great food, great tours, beautiful ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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gstrong44

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

What a wonderful introduction to the Mediterranean and its beauty!

We have always wanted to go to Italy, but this cruise gave us a broad view of the Mediterranean. We loved the ship, our cabin, and the overall experience. It is different than the long ship and river experience. ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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